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brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
enervate - weaken; take away energy from
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
conception - beginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
component - element; ingredient
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination